American universities and colleges face many uncertainties under the Presidential leadership of Donald Trump. This includes the impact of on recruitment and experiences of international students on American campuses.
interEDGE.org co-founder, Dr. Rahul Choudaha, published two commentaries and his perspectives have been mentioned in 20 publications including The New York Times, Inside Higher Ed, and Slate.
In sum, the sociopolitical environment in the countries that are the leading destinations for international students has dramatically changed. In this turbulent environment, upholding the values of international education and student mobility is more important than ever.
Over the next four years, international educators must remain optimistic and reaffirm their commitment to building bridges that advance global engagement and mutual understanding.
Career advancement is one of the prime motivations for international students to study in the U.S. Trump’s anti-immigrant stance may create stricter visa and immigration policies which may make it even more difficult for students to come to the U.S. and find internship and job opportunities.
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